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WareTranz bringing life back to old Jax Beer brewery

A look inside the last brewery built in the country before Prohibition and one local entrepreneur's plans to create jobs and economic activity in the inner city by bringing it back online.

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Reimagining Downtown's Forgotten Spaces

Downtown revitalization doesn't have to be difficult. Adding life, excitement and economic opportunity isn't about spending tons of money or subsidizing companies to relocate. In many cases it's as simple as taking advantage of what you already have.

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The power of public art: Murals show Jax's resilience

Once considered to be down and out, Jacksonville's urban core is a place on the move. The resilience of the city is captured in the rapidly expanding conversion of once bland building walls into powerful expressions of local public street art. Here's a small sample of what you can find in and around...

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The lost impact of streetcar lines on San Marco

Before there was a San Marco, there was a streetcar providing thirteen minute headways from Hendricks Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard to downtown Jacksonville. Here's a look at the forgotten piece of public infrastructure that stimulated the physical development pattern of a neighborhood that remains one...

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The lost impact of streetcar lines on Riverside

Largely viewed as a city built for the automobile, things were not always this way in Jacksonville. Eight decades have passed since buses replaced streetcars as the city's primary mode of public transportation. As time has moved on, the idea of a sunbelt city being built and developed to accommodate...

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